Emily Stannard

Emily started her career volunteering with VSA in Samoa and was a Judges’ clerk and then solicitor in the Bay of Plenty before joining Willis Legal in 2017. She practises primarily in family law, with some civil litigation and mental health law. She enjoys running and reading in her spare time and sings in the Napier Civic Choir.

Personal Assistant

Rachael Luxton

Contact Emily

Email: estannard@willislegal.co.nz
Phone:(06) 878 6039 

Grace Macgillivray

Grace was born and raised in Hawke’s Bay on a sheep and beef farm. She completed her LLB at Waikato University before returning home to Hawke’s Bay and starting her legal career at Willis Legal in 2018. She works primarily in residential conveyancing. She enjoys playing and coaching netball in her spare time as well heading to the gym, fishing and walking her Labrador, Bindi.

Personal Assistant

Wendy Apperley

Bibby Ronberg

Bibby was admitted to the Bar in 2000 and after pursuing a career in Government procurement, largely in London, she recently turned to practising Family Law (with some mental health law) when a move to the Hawke’s Bay with her family precipitated a change in career. When not at work Bibby enjoys keeping up with her young family.

Personal Assistant

Dianne Cunningham

Contact Bibby

Email: bronberg@willislegal.co.nz
Phone:(06) 835-3229 

Louise Curran

Louise was born overseas in the States and lived between 5 countries growing up. She returned to New Zealand to complete her LLB and BA at Otago University. Louise has started her career at Willis Legal and works primarily in family law. She enjoys engaging in community based activities, and volunteers at local organisations across the Bay.

Personal Assistant

Rachael Luxton

Contact Louise

Email: lcurran@willislegal.co.nz
Phone:(06) 878-6039